The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 309 291 286
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 1 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 28
Average salary £45,000 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Social Gaming
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4288 4878 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.65% 47.05% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 4125 4383
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the City of London region.

Social Gaming Salary Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Social Gaming.

1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Spine.js
3 1 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) IPTV
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Psychology
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Social Network

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) Spine.js
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) YUI
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Psychology
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Market Research
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript